Antibes is located between Cannes and Nice on the French Riviera (Côte d’Azur). It is known for its old town, surrounded by 16th century fortification walls. The star-shaped Fort Carré offers views of the luxury yachts in the Port Vauban harbour. The wooded peninsula of Cap d’Antibes, home to many imposing villas, separates Antibes from Juan-les-Pins, an elegant resort with lively nightlife and the Jazz-à-Juan music festival.
Vielle Ville – Old Town
Described by visitors as “charming” and “delightful”, Antibes’ old town, or vielle ville, is full of typical cobbled streets, small shop windows and charming cafés. Many previous visitors have said that you should take half a day to get lost in the charming alleys of the old town, eat a delicious crêpe and people-watch at your leisure.
There are several other attractions in the old town, including the Picasso Museum, the market and the Fort Carré
Pablo Picasso loved the light of the south and explored the beauties of Provence and the Côte d’Azur without ceasing. His second home, Antibes, inspired him to create countless paintings and works. You can see them in the Picasso Museum in Antibes.
NOMADE – Millionaire’s Port
The Nomade, made up of countless white letters, overlooks the Mediterranean near the port of Port Vauban in Antibes. Looking out over the sea towards the snow-covered mountains.
Is a 16th century star-shaped fort with four arrowhead-shaped bastions on the outskirts of Antibes, Henri de Mandon built the fort and in the 17th century it was rehabilitated by the Marquis de Vauban.